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  • 9 cocktail trends for 2022 by ANGOSTURA® aromatic bitters

    It’s safe to say that events of the past two years have changed the world, especially the alcohol industry. If 2021 was about adapting to the ‘new normal’, 2022 is all about thriving! As a brand that’s been around for close to two hundred years, ANGOSTURA® aromatic bitters is as important to the bartender as […] More

  • Grow your own Gin Garden with Flowstone Gin

    How wonderful to sit out on a summer’s evening, lean over and pluck the garnish for your sundowner from your own edible gin garden. Glyn French of Flowstone Gin has some lovely suggestions! Beauty enhances every human experience. When it comes to cocktails, garnishes add real visual appeal. They can also complement or add another […] More

  • Curried Mushroom & Kale Quinoa Bowls Recipe

    There is so much power in the plant kingdom for health and healing. And from vibrant fruits and vegetables, irresistible nuts and grains, to wonderfully delicious and umami-rich mushrooms, it’s all really good eating! Research shows that plant-based diets are cost-effective, low-risk interventions that may lower body mass index, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. They […] More

  • Umami Mushroom Rigatoni Recipe

    There is so much power in the plant kingdom for health and healing. And from vibrant fruits and vegetables, irresistible nuts and grains, to wonderfully delicious and umami-rich mushrooms, it’s all really good eating! Research shows that plant-based diets are cost-effective, low-risk interventions that may lower body mass index, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. They […] More

  • Caprese Mushroom Zoodles Recipe

    There is so much power in the plant kingdom for health and healing. And from vibrant fruits and vegetables, irresistible nuts and grains, to wonderfully delicious and umami-rich mushrooms, it’s all really good eating! Research shows that plant-based diets are cost-effective, low-risk interventions that may lower body mass index, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. They […] More

  • MSC launches Ocean Cookbook 2022

    Chefs and fishers from 18 countries unite to support sustainable seafood for healthy oceans! The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), the ocean not–for–profit responsible for the world’s leading sustainable seafood ecolabel, has launched its Ocean Cookbook 2022. The free digital cookbook with the message ‘fish for tonight, and for tomorrow’ is a global collaboration between 18 award–winning chefs and 18 […] More

  • Sparkling Drinks that Raise Our Festive Spirits

    The Sanpellegrino Italian Sparkling Drinks premium range of tonic waters and fruit beverages add a fresh new twist to the cocktail scene, both for the professional mixologist and the home cocktail enthusiast. Cassandra Eichhoff of the European Bartender School recently collaborated with Sanpellegrino to develop eleven cocktail recipes highlighting the versatility of the range as […] More

  • A Stress-Free Flowstone Feast Just For You!

    This year, choose a summery starter, an elegant main and a refreshing dessert – all cooked with South Africa’s most intriguing local gins. Just add a Christmassy drink for a celebration to remember. Best of all, they can all be made a day or two before. Glyn French, Flowstone’s Master Distiller, has put together the […] More

  • Angostura: A festive Feast with Bitters!

    Since the 1800s, Angostura® aromatic bitters has been a barmen’s best friend when mixing cocktails, and no mixologist, whether professional or just at home, worth their salt will be caught behind the bar without it. But lesser known is the fact that Angostura® aromatic bitters has become a secret ingredient for professional and home chefs […] More

  • 5 Ways to add some Spirit to the Festive Season this Year!

    Celebrity chef, radio and television personality, Jenny Morris – the Giggling Gourmet – and renowned Mmisology the Mixologist, believes the versatility of U.S. distilled spirits can shine during the holiday season, whether in seasonal cocktails or enhancing celebratory meals. At a virtual tasting and food pairing hosted this week by the Distilled Spirits Council of […] More

  • Cape Town Gin: A Gentlemen’s Perfect Serve

    The much loved and award-winning Cape Town Classic Gin has partnered with Men’s Foundation this Prostate Cancer Awareness Month to highlight prostate cancer, the leading cancer affecting all over the world. This is also the start of a long-term strategic partnership for both brand and organisation as Cape Town Gin continues to fulfil its socio-economic […] More

  • Recipe by Future Farm: Meatless Meatballs make Mid-week Meals a breeze

    Meatless Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Wednesday, just got easier with Future meatballs. Use this recipe for sticky Mongolian meatballs for inspiration and make even quick week-day suppers a celebration of flavour and sustainability. Looking for quick and easy recipes that don’t involve meat? Future Meatballs can be cooked in practically any way you’d cook regular […] More